The North Face: Manager, Field Visual Merchandising (Americas)

The North Face, a VF Company
Springfield, IL, USAWFH / Online
Posted 4 hours ago
$72,000 — $108,000 / year
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Marketing Services
Field Visual Merchandising Manager (Central region or NYC Metro/East region)

The Field Visual Manager supports DTC doors in their region (Central or NYC Metro/East) in creating impactful and immersive shopping experiences, while driving top line results, conversion and profitability. The Field Visual Manager is the ambassador and communicator of global brand messaging, concepts, and initiatives. Each Field Visual Manager instills brand consistency and elevated standards across their region through coaching, training, and development of store teams and visual talent to ensure flawless execution. Regions supported by this role with either be the Central or Northeastern United States.

Join The North Face Family

The North Face was built on a love for the outdoors and the desire to enable all types of exploration, for all people, from their backyards to the Himalayas. Over the last 50 years we've lived by our “true north,” the belief that exploration has the power to change us, to challenge us and to help us see the world from new perspectives.

To help ignite a global movement of outdoor exploration, love for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to protect it, we welcome and encourage new participants to the outdoors. We extend our reach through support of non-profit organizations, establishing programs that connect participants with close-to-home recreation opportunities, and creating a connection with young leaders, inspiring them to explore and conserve. As we enter our sixth decade, we pledge to:

  • Empower exploration and the thrill of the unknown for as many people as possible.
  • Protect the places where we live, play, and operate.
  • Evolve the way we make our products by improving our environmental performance and social responsibility in the supply chain.
How You Will Make a DifferenceWhat you will do:
  • Establish & maintain visual merchandising excellence in assigned region of DTC doors
  • Lead and inspire store teams in the execution of all Visual Merchandising and Brand Experience directives & initiatives to consistently achieve best in class consumer experience
  • Provide consumer journey mapping support for all doors in assigned region at each floorset.
  • Analyze productivity of key investments and overall business within each door to ensure visual presentations are generating top line business results
  • Form strong partnerships with district managers, store leads and store teams through adaptability and collaboration to successfully execute a shared vision and develop a culture of visual merchandising excellence
  • Set monthly touchpoints with each District Manager in assigned region to review business & align on market specific priorities
  • Develop engaging & effective training tools for store teams to elevate store execution across the fleet
  • Lead training process for store openings, remodels, shop installs, special projects, etc.
  • Provide holistic support for all NSO project in assigned region including adapted directives & hands-on VM training
  • Create 360 communication loop by advising on execution of merchant assortments & visual directives through a cadence of specific touch points, providing feedback to improve how future season assortments come to life in-store
  • Develop adaptions to apply Field Training Guide to include Outlet door standards & guidelines
  • Participate in a regular cadence of tactical, strategic and developmental touchpoints including off-sites and other business related activities
  • Evoke and embody the brand DNA while consistently enforcing our brand standards & values within corporate and field environments
  • Motivate teams in assigned region through empowerment, engagement, and behavior-model leadership
  • Promote an inclusive environment by amplifying all voices, enthusiastically seeking, and advocating different perspectives
  • Manage travel calendar & budget in alignment with company policy
Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness, and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills For Success
  • 6+ years of Visual Merchandising experience
  • Well-developed leadership skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization
  • Strong merchandising skills that can support high volume and flagship stores
  • Capacity to identify challenges and develop visual merchandising solutions to visual and business opportunities
  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Proven ability to motivate & influence others
  • Strong training & facilitation skills
  • Ability to manage personal travel calendars & budget
  • Comfortable and confident in making effective and autonomous decisions in a timely manner
  • Attuned to the latest fashion, environmental, and interior trends
  • Ability to manage all personal travel calendar and budget
  • Proficient in: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suites
  • Ability to travel approximately 70% of the time within the designated region (Central or East regions of the United States).
VF Guiding Principles

: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Persevere.

What’s In It For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at

We just have one question. Are you in?Pay Range:

$72,000.00 USD - $108,000.00 USD annually

Incentive Potential:

This position is eligible for additional compensation awards that may include an annual incentive plan, sales incentive, or commission potential. Specific details of the additional compensation eligibility for this position will be provided during the recruiting and interview process.

Benefits at VF Corporation:

You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

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